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Mon Jan 18, 2021, 08:03 PM

Onetime top adviser to the Trump campaign was paid $50,000 to help seek pardon for John Kiriakou ...

David Fahrenthold Retweeted

A onetime top adviser to the Trump campaign was paid $50,000 to help seek a pardon for John Kiriakou, a former C.I.A. officer convicted of illegally disclosing classified information, and agreed to a $50,000 bonus if the president granted it, according to a copy of an agreement.


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Response to mahatmakanejeeves (Original post)

Mon Jan 18, 2021, 08:05 PM

1. Why isn't this "obstruction of justice" or bribery?

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Response to mahatmakanejeeves (Original post)

Mon Jan 18, 2021, 08:19 PM

2. So this is "lobbying"?

We really need tight restrictions on lobbying and donations to politicians.

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Response to mahatmakanejeeves (Original post)

Mon Jan 18, 2021, 08:34 PM

3. How is this legal in any way?

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